Category Archives: Leafs Lounge Boardroom

Leafs Lounge – Offseason Roundtable – Episode 2

To help us make sense of the craziness of the NHL Draft, Free Agent Signings, Trades and Leafs Development Camp, we bring in Steve Dangle from Sportsnet on episode 2 of the Leafs Lounge Offseason Roundtable. Our hosts David and Aaron also discuss the depth chart of the Toronto Marlies and Maple Leafs and preview what the opening night rosters might look like this coming season. If you like the video make sure to give it a thumbs up!

Leafs Lounge – Offseason Roundtable – Episode 1

The NHL offseason is heating up but the Leafs Lounge podcast has concluded for the Summer. Enter a new segment to Leafs Lounge: the Offseason Roundtable, a video podcast series providing the latest news and opinions on the Toronto Maple Leafs through the NHL offseason. Here is episode 1, on Las Vegas, a preview of the draft, the Frederik Andersen trade/signing and even a few stories on running into former members of the Leafs organization. If you like the video make sure to give it a thumbs up!

Why Trading James van Riemsdyk Makes Sense

By: Geoffrey Martlin

James Van Riemsdyk is a 30 goal scorer with a cap hit of $4.25 million over the next 2 years. He was on pace for 59 points and a 30 goal year last season on a consistently bad team before getting injured and he could garner an attractive price this offseason from cap crunching teams who want to win now.

The cap is only being raised $1.6 million because of the struggling Canadian Dollar and because of this many teams aren’t likely to spend a lot of money. In comes JVR, a player with a reasonable cap hit for a top-6 left winger. Read Article

Leafs Lounge Boardroom – Development (Ft. Scott Wheeler) – Episode 2

Scott Wheeler from Pension Plan Puppets and Future Considerations joins us to talk about the Leafs best call-up from the Marlies, which prospect should get more attention and who the Leafs should draft with Pittsburgh’s 1st rounder.

Leafs Lounge Boardroom – Pain – Episode 1

This new short video podcast series was created to go along with the podcast and blog which will focus on one or two specific issues to discuss in depth each episode. Mike Stephens, co-host of the Crackin’ Wise Podcast joins us to discuss the pain of the upcoming Trade Deadline and the future of Nazem Kadri.

Give the video a thumbs up if you like this new format and let us know who you’d like us to interview in the future!